State of the Artist

a show about creatives making a positive change in the world.

the creative evolution of artists & their mediums.

Boey talks drawing stick figures for a living, motivations & workflow, and his plans for book 5.

Boey talks drawing stick figures for a living, motivations & workflow, and his plans for book 5.

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In this episode we catch up with Boey, a Malaysian artist based in San Francisco who’s best known for his best selling graphic novel, When I Was a Kid, an autobiographical collection of short stories about his childhood growing up in Malaysia.

Boey has won a TED Award, been voted the most influential artist in Malaysia, and has collaborated with brands such as Mattel, Disney and Esquire. He is currently writing his 5th book, the latest followup to his graphic novel series, When I Was a Kid. In this conversation we dig into his origins, his creative process, and the inspiration behind his art.

Instagram: @iamboey

facebook.com/BoeyCheeming

www.iamboey.com

The pen Boey uses: Pilot/Namiki Falcon extra-fine fountain pen  The pen Boey used to use: Pilot Kakuno fountain pen

The pen Boey uses: Pilot/Namiki Falcon extra-fine fountain pen

The pen Boey used to use: Pilot Kakuno fountain pen

Ellery, River, and Boey.

Ellery, River, and Boey.

Film/photography/host Victor Huang

Angela Barnett is breaking beauty stereotypes for teens with her talk, Pretty Smart

Angela Barnett is breaking beauty stereotypes for teens with her talk, Pretty Smart

Lucy Revill talks content creation, how-to social media, and Wellington must-do's!

Lucy Revill talks content creation, how-to social media, and Wellington must-do's!